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blue fox

noun
1.
a bluish-gray winter color phase of the Arctic fox, Alopex lagopus.
2.
the Arctic fox in summer pelage.
3.
the blue fur of this animal.
4.
any white fox fur dyed blue.
Origin of blue fox
1860-1865
1860-65
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  • Coon disna get up as far as this, and Arctic and blue fox dinna get as far south.

  • The variety termed the blue fox is neither numerous nor valuable.

    Hudson Bay R.M. Ballantyne
  • Her mouth twisted as her maid helped her into the soft gray coat trimmed with blue fox.

    Black Oxen Gertrude Franklin Horn Atherton
  • But how about Mr. blue fox of the same size and habit as the white Arctic?

  • Over these were coats of blue fox or caribou skins; our trousers were of bear, our boots of seal, and our stockings of hare skins.

    My Attainment of the Pole Frederick A. Cook
  • One day chance led him upon one of blue fox's storage cellars.

    Hoof and Claw Charles G. D. Roberts
  • And if blue fox feet fur had not been adopted by the Muscovite grandees, it might have no higher value than grey fox or squirrel.

  • In summer specimens of these species have slightly discolored coats, the shades resembling those of the blue fox.

  • But care-free as he was, blue fox never forgot that the price of freedom from care was eternal vigilance.

    Hoof and Claw Charles G. D. Roberts
  • blue fox is a renegade from the Snake-Pawnees; my brother knows him, since he is his personal enemy.

    The White Scalper Gustave Aimard
British Dictionary definitions for blue fox

blue fox

noun
1.
a variety of the arctic fox that has a pale grey winter coat and is bred for its fur
2.
the fur of this animal
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